Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

News obit: Asheville activist Minnie Jones, a force against racism and poverty, dies

Jones integrated Asheville public housing by becoming the first black person to live at the formerly all-white Pisgah View Apartments.

by February 11, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Publix eyes Hendersonville, Lex 18 to offer ‘Downton’ style afternoon tea

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Publix eyes Hendersonville, Lex 18 to offer ‘Downton’ style afternoon tea

Also, Amazing Pizza Co. plans to sell pizza by the slice on Haywood Road, Parkway Bistro is set to open on Hendersonville Road and more.

by February 10, 2015 7 comments Asheville News
Asheville chef Caroline Williams set to compete in NYC

Asheville chef Caroline Williams set to compete in NYC

Williams is chef de partie at The Admiral in West Asheville.

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

The atmosphere at Zambra is one of its romantic bonfa fides: dimly lit with an “exotic” vibe, there’s usually some sexy Euro-lounge music playing softly in the background.

Downtown Asheville cocktail bar The Social Lounge set for major renovation

Downtown Asheville cocktail bar The Social Lounge set for major renovation

The Broadway cocktail bar will close from Feb. 16 to March 9 for the overhaul.

by February 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New paranormal group in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New paranormal group in Asheville

Also, Navitat Knoxville, Atomic Furnishing on the move, Tasty Beverage gets going and much more.

by February 7, 2015 10 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Ashvegas movie review: A Most Violent Year

Would you have guessed that the heating oil business in New York City was such a cutthroat trade in 1981?

Foothills Deli workshops include butchery demo with Moss, charcuterie with Deihl

Foothills Deli workshops include butchery demo with Moss, charcuterie with Deihl

Some fun workshops from Foothills Deli and Butchery coming up

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

Book nerds unite! Authors, indy booksellers and fans converge on Malaprop’s in Asheville

The American Booksellers Association is holding its annual winter conference in Asheville, complete with literary stars, panels and more.

Details on new downtown brewery: HiveMind Brewhouse will star well known Asheville beer, culinary personalities

Details on new downtown brewery: HiveMind Brewhouse will star well known Asheville beer, culinary personalities

HiveMind’s team is led by Joshua Bailey, owner of Asheville Brewery Tours.

by February 6, 2015 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More Asheville Outlets stores

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: More Asheville Outlets stores

Also, a Time magazine photo shoot in Asheville, more.

by February 5, 2015 6 comments Asheville News
No circus for Asheville; new city policy forbids exotic, wild animals at US Cellular Center

No circus for Asheville; new city policy forbids exotic, wild animals at US Cellular Center

City officials quietly changed the US Cellular Center’s booking policy to forbid the acts. There’s a move on to ban shows that include wild/exotic animals from all city property.

by February 4, 2015 33 comments Asheville events, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Construction of 5-story, 104-room downtown Asheville hotel moves forward

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Construction of 5-story, 104-room downtown Asheville hotel moves forward

Also, what happened to truck out front of Pack’s Tavern, a new plan for a South Slope residential development and more.

by February 3, 2015 13 comments Asheville News
The ‘Rich Lee for Asheville City Council’ website

The ‘Rich Lee for Asheville City Council’ website

On the website, Lee says he’s running for City Council this year to protect economic diversity, create housing for the most vulnerable and make safe neighborhoods.

by February 2, 2015 22 comments Asheville politics
Budweiser Super Bowl ad kicks craft beer in the nuts; will Asheville aka Beer City USA respond?

Budweiser Super Bowl ad kicks craft beer in the nuts; will Asheville aka Beer City USA respond?

Asheville craft beer lovers, what say you?

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Win a PBR cooler scooter, Ben’s Tune-Up celebrates Chinese New Year, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Win a PBR cooler scooter, Ben’s Tune-Up celebrates Chinese New Year, more

Also, check out Nibbles on Groundhog Day, more.

by February 1, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Political Hit List: A vocal VanDuyn, a mysterious Meadows, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: A vocal VanDuyn, a mysterious Meadows, more

Also, more Election 2014 analysis, Asheville Mayor Manheimer attends the State of the Union and more.

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
New effort in Asheville, Food Connection, aims to collect leftover food, deliver it to needy

New effort in Asheville, Food Connection, aims to collect leftover food, deliver it to needy

The creators of Local Flavor AVL are teaming up with Asheville Taxi, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church and local restaurants.

Updated: Plan to move Buncombe County register of deeds and elections offices causes upset

Updated: Plan to move Buncombe County register of deeds and elections offices causes upset

The move from Woodin Street in the heart of a downtown Asheville government complex to McDowell Avenue will cost precious time and money, says a local political activist.

by January 30, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
From left, the ladies of 7 Ton Design and Letterpress Company: Beth Schaible, Ele Annand and Jennifer Rozzelle.

7 Ton Design and Letterpress Company launches anew in West Asheville

What started in West Asheville as a collective of friends and artists, has evolved into a single new company, 7 Ton Design and Letterpress.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restaurants for sale, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville restaurants for sale, more

Also, a few notes on the first big beer bash of 2015 in Asheville and plans for a public forum to talk about tethering dogs.

by January 29, 2015 8 comments Asheville News
’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ hits Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Jan. 31

’50 Shades! The Musical Parody’ hits Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Jan. 31

Naughty. Hilarious.

by January 29, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts
WIN TIX To see Umphrey’s McGee headline their first arena show here in Asheville

WIN TIX To see Umphrey’s McGee headline their first arena show here in Asheville

Umphrey’s McGee will rock faces off at the US Cellular Center on Feb. 7. Win tickets here.

by January 29, 2015 44 comments Asheville Music
Buy an Asheville Business Alliance ‘Go Local Card’ in Feb, March and benefit local nonprofits

Buy an Asheville Business Alliance ‘Go Local Card’ in Feb, March and benefit local nonprofits

If you buy a Go Local Card, you’ll be benefitting top-notch Asheville nonprofits, including Just Economics, Mountain BizWorks, Asheville City Schools Foundation.